Students in the Religion Program

Recent Senior Project Titles


  • 2018 Senior Projects
    SARAH MICHELLE COHEN                                                                 
    Religion: “In the Mirror of Eve: Feminist Psychoanalysis, Mystical Philology, and Cosmologies of the Self in the Word of Ibn al-‘Arabi”
    Concentration: Middle Eastern Studies
    Project Adviser: Dominique Townsend
     
  • 2017 Senior Projects

    BRIGID NELL BOLL                                                                                         

    Religion: “Image of Yoga: Instagram, Identity, and Western Imagination”

    Project Advisers: Richard H. Davis and Laura Kunreuther

    Theater and Performance: “Procedure to Exit an Enclosed Space: A Story in Six Parts”

    Project Adviser: Jean Wagner
     

    NICOLE B. CARROLL                                                                                       

    Religion: “‘What Is to Be Done?’ Contesting Modernity in Sayyid Qutb and Ali Shariati’s Islamic Revival”

    Project Adviser: Tehseen Thaver
     

    RAJDEEP SINGH DOSANJH                                                                             

    Religion: “Guru Nanak: Life, Lessons, and Relevancy”

    Project Adviser: Bruce Chilton


    ELLA KIT VANDERGAW SCOTT                                                                         

    Religion: “The Holy Ghoul and Lalla: Bhakti and Medieval Poetics”

    Project Adviser: Dominique Townsend

    Written Arts: “Landscapes which are actually words”

    Project Adviser: Robert Kelly

  • 2016 Senior Projects
    DONALD EVAN KANOUSE                                                                                
    Religion: “Old-Time Quiet in a Breathless Age: Faith, Virtue, and the Strength of the Social Gospel at Trinity-Pawling School”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
    ABIGAIL JULIETTE LABRECQUE                                                                    
    Religion: “Uninhibited: Redefining and Relocating Rudolf Otto’s Dichotomous ‘Holy’”
    Concentration: Theology
    Project Adviser: Bruce Chilton ’71, Tehseen Thaver
     
    AMELIA MONSON PARKER                                                                          
    Religion: “Forty Days, Forty Nights: A Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela”
    Project Adviser: Bruce Chilton ’71
     
    RUADHAN DAVIS WARD                                                                                  
    Music and Religion: “‘It’s Getting Gangsa Up In Here’: Balinese Gamelan in the Western Academy,” an ethnography of Balinese gamelan at Bard and the ways in which the cultural and musical practices morph in a new environment
    Project Adviser: Maria Sonevytsky
     
  • 2015 Senior Projects
    GRACE VARADA BRANDMAIER                                                                            
    Religion: “Patriarchy and the Power of Myth: Exploring the Significance of a Matriarchal Prehistory”
    Concentration: Gender and Sexuality Studies
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
    HANNAH CLARE DURHAM                                                                        
    Religion: “Sangha and State: An Examination of Sinhalese-Buddhist Nationalism in Postcolonial Sri Lanka”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
    ERIN AUGUST KELLY                                                                        
    Religion: “From Ritual Purification to Mutilation: A Case Study of Evolving Discourses on Female Circumcision”
    Project Adviser: Tehseen Thaver
     
    CARL ALEXANDER MEYER                                                                           
    Religion: “Locating Nepali History in the Last Asal Hindustan”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
    Oboe Performance (B.Mus.): Telemann: Fantasies for Flute without Bass, Op. 1 and 6; Doráti: Duo Concertante; Zelenka: Sonata for Two Oboes, Bassoon, and Continuo, Op. 6
    Principal Teacher: Elaine Douvas
     
    KUNSANG PALMO                                                                                          
    Religion: “Tibet for Sale”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
    ROSE SACHI TANTRANON-SATO                                                                      
    Religion: “Namaste, Bitches: An Examination of American Yoga in the 21st Century”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
    CARTER ISAAC VANDERBILT                                                                    
    Physics: “Constructing the Quantum Steering Ellipsoid Using State Measurement of Biphotons”
    Project Adviser: Matthew Deady
    Religion: “A Story of Sacred Spaces: Tracing the Development of Early Buddhism through the Practice of Pilgrimage”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
  • 2014 Senior Projects
    EVAN DUNN                                                                                                          
    Human Rights and Religion: “A Republic of Insects and Grass, Angels and Demons: Cosmic Racism and Violent Theodicies in New Religious Movements of the Atomic Age”
    Project Adviser: Kristin Scheible
     
    WILLOW FLORENCE FITZGERALD                                                       
    Religion: “Seeds and the Sacred: The Role of Ritual and Myth in Pawnee Agriculture”
    Concentration: Theology
    Project Adviser: David Nelson
     
    CHARLOTTE N. GORANT                                                                            
    Religion: “Tambula Rasa: The Exchange of Betel in Kishangarh Miniature Paintings of Krishna and Radha”
    Project Adviser: Richard H. Davis
     
     
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